Buyer IV
Also referred to as: Buyer IV, Lead Buyer, Purchasing Generalist IV
Requirements and Responsibilities
Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization. Qualifies vendors, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services. Tracks purchases, monitors vendor quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information. May be responsible for checking and guiding the work of lower-level buyers. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. Typically requires 7+ years of related experience.
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Level of Education:  Buyer IV Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Buyer IV Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Buyer IV Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Buyer IV Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation